[Comp-neuro] FINAL Call for Papers (EXTENDED deadline till 1 Oct 2015): 7th International Conference on Brain Inspired Cognitive Systems (BICS), 11-13 Dec 2015, Hefei, China

Dr Amir Hussain ahu at cs.stir.ac.uk
Tue Sep 15 11:11:58 CEST 2015

On popular demand, the paper submission DEADLINE has been EXTENDED till
12:00 GMT, 1ST OCTOBER 2015 - for details, see the BICS'2015 (Final) Call
for Papers below (with ISI-SCI journal ONLY conference proceedings!)

With apologies for any cross-postings, please help circulate this final CFP
to friends and colleagues. Thank you in advance.

BICS'2015 CFP website: http://www.cs.stir.ac.uk/events/bics2015/cfp_e.html

(ALL papers accepted (after a rigorous peer-review process) for
presentation at the Conference will be published in the leading ISI-SCI
indexed Springer journal: Cognitive Computation (http://springer.com/12559)
as a multi-part Special Issue! - for more details, see the conference
website, and below)

Introduction to BICS'2015:
The seventh 2015 International Conference on Brain Inspired Cognitive
Systems (BICS 2015) will be held on December 11-13, 2015, in Hefei, Anhui,
China, as a sequel of BICS 2004 - 2013. The first BICS 2004 was held in
Stirling, Scotland, UK and the last BICS 2013 was held in Beijing, China,
9-13 June 2013 (http://www.conference123.org/bics2013/). The aim of BICS
2015 is to provide a high-level international forum for scientists,
engineers, and educators to present the state-of-the-art of brain inspired
cognitive systems research and applications in diverse fields. The
conference will feature plenary lectures given by world renowned scholars,
regular sessions with broad coverage, and special sessions focusing on
popular and timely topics.

Proceedings Information:
BICS 2015 will be unique in that there will be no conference proceedings.
ALL accepted papers will be published (following a rigorous peer review
process) in the leading ISI-SCI indexed Springer journal: Cognitive
Computation (http://springer.com/12559), as a multi-part Special Issue.

Conference Location
The conference will be held in Anhui University in Hefei, China. Hefei,
formerly known as Hofei, Luzhou, or Luchow, is the capital and largest city
of Anhui Province in Eastern China. Hefei Xinqiao International Airport
provides scheduled passenger service to major airports in China and
international cities as well. Hefei plays an important role in scientific
research in China. It has seven national laboratories, second only to
Beijing. We would be delighted to welcome you to Hefei in December. For
more details on the venue, including travel information, see:

Important Dates (Final Call for Papers)
Full paper submission: EXTENDED TILL 1 October 2015 (1200 GMT)
First notification: 31 October 2015
Conference Dates: 11-13 December 2015
Revised/final manuscripts due: 31 December 2015
BICS'2015 Issue Publication Date: early 2016

Paper Submission:
All prospective authors are invited to submit full-length papers (10-15
pages maximum) through the online Springer submission system (selecting the
BICS2015 Special Issue), with a covering letter indicating the paper is
being submitted for BICS'2015 (hhttp://www.editorialmanager.com/cogn/
<http://www.editorialmanager.com/cogn/>) - please indicate the relevant BICS
Symposium name (see topics list on the Conference website). The submission
of a paper implies that the paper is original and has not been submitted
under review or copyright protected elsewhere. The authors of accepted
papers will have an opportunity to revise their papers. If the paper is
accepted, at least one of the authors listed on the paper (or his/her
representative) must attend the conference and present the paper.

On  behalf of:

BICS'2015 General co-Chairs:

Professor Amir Hussain (University of Stirling, Scotland, UK) and Professor
Bin Luo (Anhui University, China)

and BICS'2015 Organizing Committee (
http://www.cs.stir.ac.uk/events/bics2015/committee_e.html )

For any enquiries, please email: ahu at cs.stir.ac.uk or luobin at ahu.edu.cn

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